2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 282

D-282 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
HISTORY
Special Topics inHistory
HIST 295
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.
Provides studentswith the opportunity to explore the significance and historical origins ofworld issues and events requiring special focus.
This course allows faculty the flexibility to address issues and concepts of immediate relevance in global society. Studentsmay repeat this
course to amaximum of nine credits.
HUMANDEV. ANDFAMILYSTUDIES
LifespanHumanDevelopment
HDFS 201
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course is the study of human growth and development from conception throughdeath. All domains of development are studied
including physical, cognitive, and social/emotional aspects of development.
Introduction toFamilies
HDFS 202
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Dynamics of development, interaction and intimacy of primary relationships in contextual and theoretical frameworks. Societal issues and
choices facing diverse family systems.
Diversity inChildren
HDFS 232
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course focuses on the development of young children from birth through eight years old. It examines the typical and atypical
physical, social/emotional, language and cognitive development of young children. The course is also a study of how children are diverse
inmanyways including language, culture, race, religion, ethnicity, gender/sexuality, family circumstance, and ability. Students explore
their own understanding of diversity,multiculturalism, and tolerance and apply concepts of both child development and diversity to their
ownworkwith young children. SatisfiesTMCCDiversity requirement.
HUMANITIES
Introduction toHumanities I
HUM 101
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Asurvey of themajor humanizing influences from ancient Egypt through theRenaissance inwestern civilization:music, art, literature,
film and philosophy. Course considers importantmovements and figures. SatisfiesUNR core curriculum.
Introduction toHumanities II
HUM 102
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Acontinuation ofHumanities 101 from theBaroque to themodern era. SatisfiesUNR core curriculum.
Art inFilm
HUM 105
3.00
Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment of ENG 101 or equivalent.
This coursewill teach students to appreciate, interpret and respond to selected films from particular genres (for example, the science
fiction film), directors (for example, the films ofAlfredHitchcock) or stars (for example, the films ofKatherineHepburn) and to recognize
the human values these films depict. It will also introduce students to some of the techniques of filmmaking in general.Same asTHTR
180.
Intro to theAmericanMotionPicture
HUM 106
3.00
Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment of ENG 101 or equivalent.
This course is intended to give the student insight into the development of the one truly new artisticmedium of the 20th century. Itwill
mainly concern itselfwith themotion picture from the time ofD.W.Griffith and his silent epics ca. 1915 to the demise of theHollywood
studio system by the end of the 1950's. Thiswill be organized chronologically and by selected genres. Outstanding directors and producers
will be discussed. SatisfiesUNR core curriculum.
Special Topics inHumanities
HUM 198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Historyof theBuilt Environment
HUM 201
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
This coursewill discuss the history of architecture and city design in thewestern and non-western civilization. The time periods to be
coveredwill be from classicalGreek, Hellenistic andRoman, through theRomanesque period, including the events and architecture of
non-western civilizations happening in the same time frame. The influences these architecture and design philosophies have had on the
shaping of civilizationwill also be discussed.What civilization reflects through its architecture during these periodswill be examined.
Same asAAD 201.

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